Our Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

Child and Family Services strengthens families and promotes the well-being of children through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy.

Our Vision

Safe and healthy children, families and communities.

Statement of Core Values

Our sole reason for being is the fulfillment of our Mission and attainment of our Vision.

We believe that:

  • society
    • is strengthened by ensuring that children and families attain their full potential;
    • benefits from the affirmation and celebration of diversity;
  • families
    • are the foundation of a strong community and are essential to a healthy society;
    • have the right to raise children in a safe and nurturing environment;
  • each child and adult
    • has inherent worth and dignity;
    • has the right to a safe and nurturing environment;
    • has the right to adequate food, clothing, shelter and education;
    • has the ability to change;
  • our employees
    • have a primary responsibility to fulfill the agency mission and attain the agency Vision;
    • have a responsibility to customers and co-workers to behave ethically, responsibly and professionally, respecting the inherent worth and dignity of others;
    • have the right to work in a clean and safe environment;
    • should receive fair and adequate monetary compensation and be recognized for their work;
    • must work together to create a workplace that practices clear communication, participation, innovation, collaboration and mutual respect;
  • our customers
    • have the right to prompt attention, and to ethical, high quality services delivered at a reasonable cost;
    • deserve our utmost respect.